Norway concerned after attack in Yemen
'I am deeply concerned after the attack on a military camp in Yemen, resulting in more than 100 casualties. The attack undermines de-escalation and peace-efforts of the Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths’, which Norway supports.
Dual Citizenship: New Forms Coming Feb. 3
Beginning January 1, 2020, Norway will allow dual citizenship. If you are planning to apply for Norwegian citizenship, The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) recommends that you wait until February 3, 2020.
Norway to strengthen cooperation with the UN on marine plastic litter from shipping and fisheries
'In the fight against marine litter, it is vital to strengthen the capacity to prevent pollution from shipping and fisheries in developing countries.
The Dream We Carry: Speech by PM Solberg at Frankfurter Buchmesse
Speech by Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the opening of the Frankfurt Book Fair, 15 October 2019.
National Budget 2020: Outline of economic developments and fiscal policy
The Norwegian economy is in its third year of economic expansion. Activity is expanding throughout the country and in most sectors. The strong performance of the Norwegian economy is expected to continue.
NOK 500 million to climate-related disaster risk reduction and hunger prevention
The Government will allocate NOK 500 million to efforts to promote climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and hunger prevention. The funding will be provided under the aid budget.
Proposed NOK 1.4 billion increase in aid budget
The Government has proposed to increase the total aid budget from NOK 37.8 billion to NOK 39.2 billion.
Intensified efforts and closer cooperation on human rights
Press release | Oct. 7, 2019 | ‘Human rights are under considerable pressure. In response to this, we are increasing our support for human rights efforts by NOK 77 million in 2020,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.
Norway to provide NOK 30 million for school meals in Mali
Sept. 13, 2019 | Funding from Norway will be used to provide nutritious school meals to some 55,000 children in conflict-torn Mali. "Malnourished children have problems learning, no matter how good the teaching is.
Norway supports UN efforts for international control of the arms trade
Press release | Aug. 27, 2019 | Norway is participating in the fifth Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty in Geneva this week.
UK and Norway Reinforce North Atlantic Security
Aug. 15, 2019 | The UK and Norway reinforced their commitment to joint anti-submarine operations in the North Atlantic at RAF Lossiemouth today.